Ottumwa Fifth-Graders Answer, “Why Our Town?”

Fifth-grade students at Eisenhower Elementary in Ottumwa worked with their local chamber of commerce to create a video sharing their unique insights around what they love about their community.  They also interviewed local business partners to capture their stories about “Why Our Town” is a great place to live and work.

Project Details: “Why Our Town?” Video Creation

  • Project Partner:

Ottumwa Area Chamber of Commerce


  • Students Involved:

This project was taken on by several student groups and the chamber chose the best one to share. 

  • Topic Areas Covered:

Communities, economics, interviewing

  • Skills Strengthened:

Video editing, communication.

Watch the video recap of this project.